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5th International Conference on 'Urban e-Planning' - IJEPR 2020 Conference,...
The 5th International Conference on 'Urban e-Planning' aims to explore new developments in the fields of smart city governance and citizen e-participation in local and urban governance more specifically.
IGU Urban Geography Commission annual meeting - 23rd -27th August 2020 - Beirut
URBAN CHALLENGES IN A COMPLEX WORLD The focus of this year: CITIES FACING MIGRATION PRESSURE
5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN E-PLANNING - LISBON, PORTUGAL - 6 - 7 APRIL...
INSTITUTE OF GEOGRAPHY AND SPATIAL PLANNING, UNIVERSITY OF LISBON
Abstract Submission is open! IGC 2020, Istanbul, Turkey
The Scientific Committee of the 34th International Geographical Congress now invites the submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations.
4 open positions in political urbanism and sustainable spatial development - Institute...
Institute of Geography, University of Bern seeks to fill 4 open research positions
C16-37 Urban Geography Commission 2016-2020: Urban...
The Urban Commission of IGU C16-37 is designed to encourage geographical research on the new Urban Challenges emerging in an increasingly Complex World, and to further the exchange of findings among urban geographers from many countries.
Cities, with their distinctive processes and problems, are major features of the modern world.
Hence the commission will use a comparative global context to focus on their properties, the social, economic and environmental issues they pose, and to evaluate the utility of political and societal solutions to their problems.
Eleven specific urban challenges:
1- Complex Urban Systems and processes of cities’ transformation
2- Technological innovations, creative activities in cities
3- Innovative, smart building and transportation in cities
4- Polycentrism, small and medium size cities
5- Sustainable to resilient cities
6- Shrinking and aging Cities
7- Urban Governance, planning and participative democracy
8- Contested Social Spaces
9- Subjective/Objective well-being in cities
10- Urban Heritage and Conservation
11- New concepts and methods in urban studies
Commission Meeting 2020
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